The Middle East and North Africa: Publications

Policy Brief

Saudi First: How hyper-nationalism is transforming Saudi Arabia

by Eman Alhussein - 19th June, 2019

Saudi Arabia is embracing a new nationalism that is transforming domestic politics and the country’s foreign policy

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Web Special

Mapping armed groups in Mali and the Sahel

by Andrew Lebovich - 24th May, 2019

Violence is tearing Mali and the Sahel apart. But who are the armed groups behind the bloodshed? Where are international actors stationed in the region? And what motivates them all?

Policy Brief

Can Assad win the peace?

by Nour Samaha - 15th May, 2019



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Policy Brief

When the weapons fall silent: Reconciliation in Sinjar after ISIS

by Rania Abouzeid - 30th October, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of displaced persons in Sinjar are attempting to rebuild their lives after the brutal reign of ISIS

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Policy Brief

Halting ambition: EU migration and security policy in the Sahel

by Andrew Lebovich - 25th September, 2018

Some European leaders see stabilisation of the region – through curbing migration and counter terror threats – as key to the future of the European project

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Policy Brief

Order from chaos: Stabilising Libya the local way

by Tarek Megerisi - 19th July, 2018

The tragedy of Libya in well known in outline but poorly known in detail – to many in Europe, that is. But Europe has a role in the country's stabilisation.

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